Epidemics

Trump's Decision to Leave the W.H.O. Will Benefit China

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

America should be demanding answers, not retreating.
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Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

America's decades-long relationship with the organization has been instrumental in improving health around the world.
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Wondering if you had COVID-19 in December or January? You probably didn't

23 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, a study from the CDC found.
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Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China...
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‘We Know What Is Best for Us.' Indigenous Groups Around the World Are Taking COVID-19 Responses Into Their Own Hands

‘We Know What Is Best for Us.' Indigenous Groups Around the World Are Taking COVID-19 Responses Into Their Own Hands

1 day ago   |   Time

When Eric Freeland, 34, started coughing at the end of March, he didn't think much of it. But when his symptoms grew worse, Freeland's mother began to worry. Freeland is a...
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An Epidemic Simulation At The U.S. Naval War College Provides Lessons For The Coronavirus Pandemic

1 day ago   |   Forbes

A deadly disease caused paralysis in decision-making at the top and misinformation to spread on social media - in a simulated epidemic from September 2019 that can provide...
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MDH: COVID-19 Deaths Rise To Just Under 1,000 In Minnesota

1 day ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - While addressing the state and the nation about the ongoing protests and riots happening throughout the Twin Cities, Attorney General Keith Ellison reminded those...
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Italy records 87 new coronavirus deaths, 516 new cases

1 day ago   |   National Post

ROME - Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 87 on Friday, against 70 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases fell...
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Why We Can't Foresee the Pandemic's Long-Term Effects

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The Great Depression of the 1930s was an economic downturn that became a prolonged malaise. A Nobel laureate asks whether that pattern might be repeated.
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Travel disruptions, cost cutting key issues for U.S. business in China: report

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Global travel disruptions are the top concern for American businesses in China, of which many are cutting compensation and bonuses amid the fallout of the COVID-19 epidemic...
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Supreme Court rules against church fighting social distancing restrictions

Supreme Court rules against church fighting social distancing restrictions

The Supreme Court has ruled that state officials can limit in-person church gatherings during the pandemic. The 5-4 decision saw Chief Justice John Roberts joining forces with... Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects church's claim

In a 5-4 decision Friday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's guidance to restrict religious gatherings. Read more ...

Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission isn't the...

Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission isn't the rocket launch - it's the spaceship's return to Earth

SpaceX is set to launch its first astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday - a mission that would make history, but is not without significant risks . Elon... Read more ...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons'...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons' if crowd breached White House fence during George Floyd rally

President Donald Trump spoke out on the protest over George Floyd's death that gathered demonstrators in Washington DC, specifically across from the White House. Trump posted a... Read more ...

Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

The 21-year-old midfielder brought the Justice for George campaign overseas during his team's match on Saturday. Read more ...

Allegheny County's COVID-19 cases increase by 27, but no new deaths

Allegheny County's COVID-19 cases increase by 27, but no new deaths

Allegheny County reports 27 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, but no new deaths, which continues a trend of fewer and fewer cases and deaths Read more ...

Protests over death of George Floyd happening in downtown Pittsburgh

Protests over death of George Floyd happening in downtown Pittsburgh

A group of protesters is gathering in downtown Pittsburgh Saturday afternoon in response to the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Trump blames violent protests on ‘Antifa & radical left,' says they have...

Trump blames violent protests on ‘Antifa & radical left,' says they have little to do with George Floyd's death

The violent protests engulfing many US cities are being staged by Antifa and the radical left, US President Donald Trump has said, claiming they just want to cause trouble and... Read more ...

PHOTOS: Protests erupted in New York City as police clashed with...

PHOTOS: Protests erupted in New York City as police clashed with demonstrators over the killing of George Floyd

Protests erupted in Brooklyn Friday night over the killing of George Floyd, who died when a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck on Monday. The officer, Derek... Read more ...

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz compares George Floyd riots to ‘military operation'

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz compares George Floyd riots to ‘military operation'

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said rioters in Minneapolis had begun to resemble a “military operation” and that he was actively weighing whether to accept military and intelligence... Read more ...